Acts 19:33 Parallel Verses [⇓ See commentary ⇓]Acts 19:33, NIV: "The Jews in the crowd pushed Alexander to the front, and they shouted instructions to him. He motioned for silence in order to make a defense before the people."
Acts 19:33, ESV: "Some of the crowd prompted Alexander, whom the Jews had put forward. And Alexander, motioning with his hand, wanted to make a defense to the crowd."
Acts 19:33, KJV: "And they drew Alexander out of the multitude, the Jews putting him forward. And Alexander beckoned with the hand, and would have made his defence unto the people."
Acts 19:33, NASB: "Some of the crowd concluded it was Alexander, since the Jews had put him forward; and having motioned with his hand, Alexander was intending to make a defense to the assembly."
Acts 19:33, NLT: "The Jews in the crowd pushed Alexander forward and told him to explain the situation. He motioned for silence and tried to speak."
Acts 19:33, CSB: "Some Jews in the crowd gave instructions to Alexander after they pushed him to the front. Motioning with his hand, Alexander wanted to make his defense to the people."